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developerWorks: EmPOWERing the Linux Developer

Apr 05, 2004, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Davis)

With offerings from affordable two-way servers to vertically scaled super computers to the cutting-edge JS20 BladeCenter, POWER-based machines run the gamut of size and scale, always exceeding the expectations placed on enterprise-class hardware. The opportunity to run Linux or AIX, along with innovative configurations such as Dynamic Logical Partitioning, provides a unique platform for development and deployment of applications that feed on the POWER architecture's performance. This article will arm you with the tools and knowledge you need to make the most of your code and the POWER platform.

"An often cited strength of the Linux community is choice. Linux on POWER is provided by the two premier enterprise Linux vendors, Red Hat Linux and SUSE Linux. Each with their respective philosophies and fortes, these Linux distributions provide the full toolchains, libraries, and development tools Linux developers have come to expect. Each is reviewed in this article..."

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